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Bulletin board: Jody Sperling '92

Bulletin board: Jody Sperling '92

04/24/2015: Jody Sperling presents "Bringing the Arctic Home," a dance show about the fragility of the Arctic landscape. Support her project on Indiegogo.

Bulletin board: Carol Sherwin '91

Bulletin board: Carol Sherwin '91

04/23/2015: Carol is traveling to Beijing and Japan (Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo) this summer and would like to connect with alumni there. Email

Bulletin board: Gwendolyn Rosen '15

Bulletin board: Gwendolyn Rosen '15

04/17/2015: Gwendolyn Rosen '15 posts on the bulletin board: Gwendolyn is putting together a newsletter for the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. If you would like to be featured, write in. Email

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News

An Earth Day act of political theater

An Earth Day act of political theater

04/28: On Earth Day, Christopher Swain '80 swam through "the raw sewage and toxic sludge" of one of the most toxic canals in America: Brooklyn's Gowandus Canal. #THISISWHY

Alumni return to campus for WesFest

Alumni return to campus for WesFest

04/28: Music video directors, journalists and artists—alumni across disciplines visited campus for WesFest recently. #THISISWHY

A message from Syed Ali '13

A message from Syed Ali '13

04/24: Wesconnect interviews Syed Ali '13, a former student representative to the Board of Trustees, about the upcoming alumni-trustee elections.

Jacobs Hendel ’85 and an alternative diagnosis

Jacobs Hendel ’85 and an alternative diagnosis

04/15: "It's not always depression," says psychotherapist Hilary Jacobs Hendel ’85 P’18 in a popular NYT Opinionator piece. She offers an alternative, non-pathologizing diagnosis. #THISISWHY

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

04/14: William Klaber '67 talks about his book "The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell," which the NYT calls a "deeply satisfying historical novel." Rather than accept half the salary that a male teacher was paid, 19th-century feminist Lucy quit her job. #EqualPayDay

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Upcoming Events

London Reception with Professor Andrew Curran

London Reception with Professor Andrew Curran

04/28: Calling all London Cardinals. Professor Andrew Curran joins a Wes gathering across the pond.

Senior Wine & Cheese Fundraising Reception

Senior Wine & Cheese Fundraising Reception

04/29: Join fellow seniors at a semi-formal fundraising event in Beckham Hall.

The 35th Annual Philip B. Brown '44 Memorial Lecture

The 35th Annual Philip B. Brown '44 Memorial Lecture

04/30:

The 35th Annual Philip B. Brown ’44 Memorial Lecture presents How to Destroy Higher Education: A Conversation in Washington, DC, featuring Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth ’78, author of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters.

Colorado May Day Celebration

Colorado May Day Celebration

05/01: Wesleyan and Colgate alumni in Colorado are invited to join Governor John Hickenlooper ’74 and Rebecca Chopp, Chancellor of the University of Denver and former President of Colgate, for a special reception celebrating May Day.  Learn more.

Careers for the Common Good

Careers for the Common Good

05/05: Interested in Careers for the Common Good? Boston alumni working in philanthropy and public service share stories.

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling: Deborah Pearson Woodhouse ’79

Storytelling: Deborah Pearson Woodhouse ’79

03/09: We hear about the music of Memorial Chapel from Deborah Pearson Woodhouse '79, with special instrumentals by Professor Neely Bruce, who played at her wedding to John C. Woodhouse '79 in 1982.

Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04

Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04

03/03: “There’s this really good-looking guy talking very passionately and knowledgeably about something I care a whole lot about.”

Storytelling: Rachel Mandal and Nell Robinson ’99

Storytelling: Rachel Mandal and Nell Robinson ’99

02/24: "That's how we became friends, I needed a kitchen and she had one." Rachel and Nell were married in the spring of 2013.

Wes-Side Story

Wes-Side Story

02/13: Cardinal Couples, Wes Valentines, our very own Wes-Side Story: w​e present a Storytelling playlist, a photo gallery, a Wesleying article, and a Magazine article.

Storytelling: Terry J. Hatter, Jr. ’54

Storytelling: Terry J. Hatter, Jr. ’54

12/02: This week, we hear Mia Lobel '97 in conversation with Honorable Terry J. Hatter, Jr. '54, a United States federal judge and one of the first black students to graduate from Wesleyan.

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